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    (v.) (1) Webcast means to use the Internet communication technologies to broadcast live or delayed audio and/or video transmissions, much like traditional television and radio broadcasts. For example, a university may offer on-line courses in which the instructor Webcasts a pre-recorded or live lecture, or an enterprise may Webcast a press conference in lieu of or in addition to a conference call. Users typically must have the appropriate multimedia application in order to view a Webcast.

    (2) To use push technology, to send Web-based information to an Internet user.

    (n.)The data transmission that results from one of the above methods.

    Netcast is another name for Webcast.

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